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Books in this category include customs and traditions of people around the world. In some books the emphasis is on commonalties among people; in others, the focus is on the ways that people and groups of people can be different from one another.
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  Rag Coat
Written by
Lauren A. Mills
A young girl proudly wears her new coat made of clothing scraps and tells her classmates the stories behind each piece of fabric.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  The Rainmakers
Written and Illustrated by
E. J. Bird
The adventures of Cricket and his grandfather provide a glimpse into the lives of the Anasazi.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
(Author), Omar Rayyan (Illustrator)
An Islamic family's celebration of Ramadan.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
Suhaib Hamid Ghazi (Author), Omar Rayyan (Illustrator)
Describes the celebration of the month of Ramadan by an Islamic family; describes the meaning and importance of the holiday in the Islamic religion.
[Grade Level: K - 6]
  Raven's Gift
Jo-Ann E. Kitchel (Illustrator), Janice Kuharski (Reteller)
A clever raven tricks the Chief of the Sky into sharing light with all the creatures of the earth.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  The Runaway Latkes
Leslie Kimmelman (Author), Paul Yalowitz (Illustrator)
When three potato latkes "escape," everyone in town tries to catch them.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]
  The Sacred Harvest
Dale Kakkak (Illustrator), Gordon Pegguinti (Author)
Eleanor Coerr (Author), Ed Young (Illustrator)
The story behind the tradition of the paper cranes which have come to be a symbol of peace throughout the world.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
Ann Herbert Scott (Author), Symeon Shimin (Illustrator)
A family finds a special job for young Sam who wants to feel helpful.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  Sam and the Lucky Money
Karen Chinn (Author), Ying-Hwa Hu (Illustrator), Cornelius Van Wright (Illustrator)
A young boy uses his New Year money to help a stranger.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
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